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Status Delivered
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 3, 2016

IIB ODBC Connectivity to the Syabase Server using RSA Encryption Level 2

Product : IIB
Issue: IIB not able to to connect to the Sybase Database using ODBC Data direct, enabled with password Encryption level 2.

IBM Integration Bus v9.0.0.1
ODBC V7.1 driver
Sybase ASE 15.7

mqsicvp fail connecting to the server which configured with password encryption.

When our client execute mqsicvp to the Sybase ASE which are configured with password encryption . Then following are generated and failed to login .

[unixODBC][IBM][ODBC Sybase Wire Protocol driver][Sybase ASE]Adaptive
Server requires encryption of the login password on the network.

And note about the ODBC 7.1 driver. IIB provide ODBC V7.0. We requested to create the ODBC 7.1 driver for IIB in 04434,999,760 . So in their env , there are ODBC 7.1 driver. And applied some more iFixes.

- 25548.999.760.2.0.1-IE02-LinuxX64-TFIC99649.tar.gz
- 25548.999.760.9.0.0.x-IIB-LinuxX64-TFP70467.tar.gz

Current progress:
As the answer from IBM L2 below, DataDirect who is ODBC driver vendor will not support the password encrypted option "2".

If set to 1 (Encrypt Password), the driver sends the user ID in clear
text and an encrypted password to the server for authentication. The
password will be encrypted using Sybase proprietary encryption.

Current ODBC Configuration for Sybase:

Description=DataDirect 7.1 ODBC Sybase Wire Protocol

Idea priority Urgent
RFE ID 82029
RFE Product IBM App Connect Enterprise (formerly IBM Integration Bus)
  • Admin
    Ben Thompson
    Jul 22, 2021

    Idea / RFE Review. Apologies for the length of time this idea has been in the status of Uncommitted Candidate / Future Consideration. As you may well be aware, Sybase ASE has two level for encrypting,

    1 - RSA encrypted passwd but falls back to sybase own encryption if needed

    2 - RSA encrypted passwd ONLY.

    During the period since this suggestion was first made, the product support has evolved and IIB/ACE currently uses the v7.16 driver for Sybase. There has also been a recent APAR (IT37508) which is required in order for this to work. Status of the idea is updated to delivered.

  • Guest
    Jun 28, 2016

    Thank you for raising this RFE. Status of the RFE is updated to Uncommitted Candidate.